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Rojava Conference at the UN human rights session in Geneva

Rojava Conference at the UN human rights session in Geneva

ANF - 2019-06-28 09:05
During the 41st UN Human Rights Council Sessions, a fringe meeting was organised by the Geneva Center for Kurdish Human Rights on the latest situation in Northern Syria. ...
Rojava Conference at the UN human rights session in Geneva - ANF

Rojava conference calls for regional security and stability through self-administration

Green Left Weekly - 2019-07-12 07:07
An international conference hosted by the Rojava Center for Strategic Studies in the city of Amude in Kurdish-liberated northern Syria from July 7-9 called for international support for the establishment of self-administration in areas liberated from Isl ...

A Report on The Latest Situation of Three Female Prisoners in Sanandaj Correctional Centre

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-10 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The status of two Kurdish civilians knownas Zahra Mohammadi and Iran Rahpeykar still remains uncertain as they are held by temporary arrest warrant in Sanandaj Correctional Centre… ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Released After Serving His Prison Term

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-29 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Hamid Rahimi, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released from prison after serving his prison term. This political prisoner was deprived of the… ...

Panel at UN to discuss human rights in Northern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-27 10:23
A panel called: "Human Rights in Northern Syria" is scheduled for today at the UN building in Geneva as part of the fringe meetings to the UN Human Rights Council Session. ...

TEV-ÇAND held 6th Conference in Rimelan

ANF - 2019-06-27 09:11
Rojava Culture and Art Movement TEV-ÇAND is holding its 6th conference at the Aram Tigran Cultural Center in Rimelan. ...

PYD Hesen evaluated Rojava parties visit to South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-27 08:21
Representatives of Kurdish political parties in Rojava met at the TEV-DEM building in Qamishlo to evaluate the outcome of their delegation's visit to Basurê Kurdistan. ...

Statement by Armenia FM at 41st session of UN Human Rights Council

NEWS - 2019-06-26 13:46

UN Special Rapporteur: Turkey's problem with press freedom

ANF - 2019-06-26 12:01
On 24 June 2019, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) began its 41st Session in Geneva. ...

Kurdistan Human Rights Warns about Increasing Child Sexual Abuse

BAS News - 2019-06-25 16:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Board of Human Rights on Tuesday warned about the growing numbers of child sexual abuse cases across the region, calling for immediate actions by relevant authorities. Mohammed Gomashini, a spokesperson for the board of human r ...

Northern Syria panel at UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva

ANF - 2019-06-25 11:22
The 41st session of the Human Rights Council is taking place is Geneva. ...

Rojava youth visited the human shield activists in Binarê Qendil

ANF - 2019-06-23 09:26
Rojava young people visited the human shield activists in Binarê Qendil. ...

Deployment of heavy weapons at the border of Piranshahr

Kurdpa - 2019-06-23 02:55
Kurdpa Agency: The IRGC deployed heavy weapons at the border of Piranshahr. ...

Heavy blow dealt to ISIS cells in northern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-20 11:46
The recent operations against ISIS structures in northern Syria have achieved to disrupt many of the organization's cells. The arrested terrorists gave information about Turkey's role in ISIS activities. ...

Crop fires kill at least 7, wound 2 in northeast Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-06-17 08:54
Fires have ravaged the wheat fields of northern Syria in recent weeks ...

The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union was held in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-12 03:03
Tabqa – Under the slogan “struggle, resist, organize and liberate yourself” The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union in Tabqa city was held today in the center of culture and art in Tabqa. Members and representatives of the committees and ...

“ISIS gangs should face trial in Northern and Eastern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-10 14:00
Lawyers said the crimes against humanity committed by ISIS members can be best uncovered in Northern and Eastern Syria and thus they should face trial there. ...

“ISIS members should be brought to justice in northern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-08 18:41
Kurdish parties reject the establishment of a court for ISIS terrorists outside Syria, stating that the trial of ISIS terrorists should take place in northern and eastern Syria. ...

Damascus, Russia using ‘cocktail’ of banned weapons in NW Syria: HRW

Rûdaw - 2019-06-04 08:56
"The latest chapter in eight years of failure to protect civilians in Syria" ...

Twin Blasts Leave Dozens Killed, Injured in Syria’s Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Two explosions rocked central Raqqa in northern Syria overnight Saturday, killing at least ten people while over 20 others were injured, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The first explosion was carried out via an improvised e ...